Just hours after the landfall of Cyclone Yaas in Odisha, the disaster management troops have launched restoration and rescue operations in areas ravaged by the natural calamity.
As Cyclone Yaas made it's landfall in Odisha, coastal areas of Balasore experienced heavy rainfall and strong winds. These visuals from Balasore's Talsari area show sea water entering into houses along the coast.
#CycloneYaas In the midst of an intense cyclonic storm 'Yaas', at least 10 fishermen were out for fishing late last night (May 25). While they were returning to the shore, their boat capsized near Japa village in Ersama of Jagatsinghpur.
The landfall process of "very severe" cyclonic storm 'Yaas' in Bay of Bengal has completed and it has weakened into "severe cyclonic" storm
The very severe cyclonic storm 'Yaas' has crossed north Odisha coast at 20 km south of Balasore between 10 and 11.30AM today.
With cyclone Yaas making landfall, under its influence, seas on West Bengal coast were visibly rough and disturbed.
Cyclone Yaas’ landfall began near Odisha’s Balasore & Bhadrak district bring with it strong winds & torrential rain.
The 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas' began its landfall process in north of Dhamra and south of Balasore district at 9 AM on Wednesday, as informed by the India Meteorological Department.
The Director-General of India Meteorological Department Mrutyunjay Mohapatra has informed that the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas has made landfall on Odisha coast between north of Dhamra and south of Balasore at around 9 am today.
With very severe cyclone Yaas about to hit Odisha-West Bengal coasts in few hours, the Regional Meteorological Department has issued more updates on the forecast and impact of the storm so far.
Ahead of the impending landfall on May 26th afternoon, Kendrapara district of Odisha witnessed rainfall & strong winds on Tuesday (May 25th).
With cyclone Yaas expected to hit Odisha coastline between Balasore and Bhadrak district, seas along the coastline are visibly turning rough.
Speaking on the likely impact of the cyclone ‘Yaas’ in Odisha, Chief of India Meteorological Centre (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatratoday stated that Dhamara and Chandbali area of Bhadrakmay witness maximum damage due to the cyclone.
Cyclone Yaas is likely to hit Odisha's coastline between Balasore and Bhadrak district somewhere near Dhamra, the Director-General of India Meteorological Department Mrutyunjay Mohapatra informed OTV. The storm will turn into a very severe cyclonic storm before making landfall around the forenoon of May 26.